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Alaska Aspen Workshop

September 12-14, 2017 starting in Fairbanks, traveling to Delta and Tok

The registration form is available here. Registration due date is August 25.

Please share this flyer with your colleagues and save the date to join us on this tech-transfer field trip to explore the ecology, management and future of aspen in Alaska’s Interior.

Predictive Analytics and the Battle Against Wildfires

photo from USDA/flickr

Good article on using predictive modeling for fighting wildfire with data input from satellites, aircraft, ground observations plus data on weather, climate, fuels,  vegetation, lightning strikes, and past fire patterns,  (and more) all combined to create a clearer picture of wildfire vulnerability and a sense of where fire is most likely to strike.